Classic Jeeravan Poha


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Classic Jeeravan Poha

Poha sprinkled with a generous amount of the classic Indori Jeeravan Spice Mix is a whole different scenario!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 306kcal
Cost: 100



Softening the Poha

  • Rinse the Poha in a sieve, under tap water for 1-2 minutes till they soften. Leave them aside.
  • They should lose their crunchiness and when you break them between your finger, they should easily get crushed or mashed.

Making the Jeeravan Poha

  • Shallow fry the peanuts in a pan with oil on a medium flame for 1-2 minutes till they become crunchy. Remove the peanuts from the pan with a perforated spoon and set aside to cool, retain the oil.
  • In the same pan, heat up the oil and add the mustard seeds. As the mustard seeds cook, they will start spluttering and make a “crackling” sound. This is a good indication that they are cooked completely.
  • Add the onions and cook until translucent or for about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add curry leaves and green chilies and cook further for about 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the potatoes and turmeric powder, cook until they are slightly soft but still holding their shape well.
  • Add the roasted peanuts and stir well.
  • To the pan with the rest of the ingredients, add the Poha, and sprinkle salt and sugar. Gently mix with a spoon, making sure not to break the poha as much as possible.
  • Cover with a lid and cook further for another 2 minutes on a very small flame, mixing gently with a spoon.
  • Turn off the flame and sprinkle the lemon juice and chopped fresh coriander, while stirring gently. Put the lid back and let the poha slowly cook further for 5-6 minutes, without flame.
  • Serve the perfect classic poha on a plate and sprinkle with a generous sprinkling of Jeeravan Poha Masala!


Serving: 150g | Calories: 306kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Sodium: 88mg | Potassium: 695mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 193IU | Vitamin C: 130mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 2mg
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